Bajuk and Jansa Pay Respects to Anti-Fascist Activists and Meet with Slovene Minority in Italy

Trieste, 6 September - Slovene Prime Minister Andrej Bajuk and Defence Minister Janez Jansa on Wednesday laid a wreath on the monument to four Slovenes who were executed in 1930 by the Italian Fascist authorities at the village of Bassovizza near Trieste. The commemoration was not attended by members of the Slovene Armed Forces, as the Italian authorities recalled the already issued permission for their attendance. After the commemoration, which was part of ceremonies upon the 70th anniversary of the Bassovizza executions, Bajuk and Jansa met with representatives of the Slovene minority in Italy.

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